The Jon Spear Band

Free  Saturday

Big Lick Brewing Company Beer Garden Stage
06:00 pm
Free admission

Nominated for the prestigious 2016 Blues Blast Magazine award for best Live Blues Recording, the Jon Spear Band performs regularly in the mid-Atlantic area where it has entertained appreciative audiences at numerous outdoor festivals, clubs, and other popular venues since 2012. Known for their award-winning original songs, red-hot live shows, and unique arrangements of blues standards, the band’s first two CDs charted in the US, France, UK and Spain, including the annual top 100 Roots Music Report Contemporary Blues Chart for the past two consecutive years. The band’s latest CD, Hot Sauce, has appeared on the top 50 blues charts in the US, France, UK and Australia. The band’s debut CD “Old Soul” was a 2016 WAMMIE nominee for best Blues/Traditional R&B Recording (Washington Area Music Association). Base in Central Virginia, the band’s members are Jon Spear (guitar and vocals), Andy Burdetsky (bass), John Stubblefield (drums) and Dara James (lead vocals and guitar plus harmonica)